A team of tourism entrepreneurs from Pokhara are all set to commence a tourism promotion tour to the Northeast of India from February 5 to 10 this year.
KATHMANDU: A team of tourism entrepreneurs from Pokhara are all set to commence a tourism promotion tour to the Northeast of India from February 5 to 10 this year. The team comprising Tourism Board (NTB) officials and Pokhara Tourism Council (PTC) executives were scheduled to visit Siliguri and Guhawati among other places.
The visit is taking place in line with the MoU that was signed between the Eastern Himalayan Travel and Tour Operators Association, and Pokhara Tourism Council (PTC) some five years ago to promote the tourism of Pokhara and Northeast India at the initiative of Nepal Tourism Board.
PTC President Chiranjivi Pokharel shared the Nepali tourism entrepreneurs would be taking part in various tourism promotion activities during their visit to lure a large number of Indian tourists to Nepal. Pokharel was of the view that the visit would contribute in attracting and retaining the Indian tourists in Nepal.
Thousands of Indian tourists from Siliguri, Dooars, Gangtok, Darjeeling, Manipur, West Bangle, Assam, Sikkim, Meghalaya and Mizoram reach to Nepal via Kakadbhitta especially to visit shrines like Pashupanti Nath and Mukti Nath, according to him. The Pokhara’s entrepreneurs will also take part in Bengal Travel Mart where a press conference will be held, shared NATTA Western Region Association’s First Vice-President Sanjaya Kanta Sigdel.